Q: How do I start receiving emails about new properties/plots added to the site?
A: To start receiving email updates, just perform a search, your results will then be displayed, at the top of the results list will be a button asking you if you would like to get free plot alerts, click this and you will start receiving emails of new plots/opportunities which match your criteria. You can save up to 10 of these searches but can edit/delete searches whenever you like. (This is done in the "my profile" section). You must be registered to save searches and receive alerts.
Q: How do I get started once I have subscribed?
A: After you have subscribed you will receive an email, this is your order confirmation which will instruct you to register on Plotfinder.net in order to get your subscription started. If you have already registered on plotfinder.net, simply log in, in the top right hand corner.
Q: I have forgotten my password.
A: Go to 'Sign in' then click on 'Forgotten your password?'. You will be asked for your email address and then emailed immediately with details of how to change your password.
Q: My subscription has expired, how can I renew this?
A: Please email us with your contact details and someone from the Plotfinder team will call you.
Q: I need to change my details.
Q: I have land to sell, how can I get this on Plotfinder.
A: It's free to add property to Plotfinder.net. Click on the tab at the top which says 'Add a plot', you can then fill out a form that goes straight to the Plotfinder team for moderation and as soon as that is done it will go live on the site. At the same time you create an account for your self enabling you to log in and see the detail of your plot/property if there are any changes you want to make.
Q: I'm trying to browse Plotfinder using a mobile device but the site is crashing
A: Currently the site hasnt been built to be compatible with mobile devices and certain ones will cause frequent site crashes. This is top of our list for the next stage of development later this year
Q: How do I get free tickets to the Homebuilding & Renovating Shows?
A: As a subscriber you will get the opportunity for free tickets to all of the Homebuilding & Renovating Shows. To claim tickets for the show you would like to attend, call 0844 581 1377 and have your subscriber number to hand.
Q: I want to add my plot to plotfinder.net but would like to see what it will look like?
A: See an example plot here Plotfinder-Sample-Plot_2014.pdf
Q: I have just registered but cannot see full details.
A: In order to see full details you need to subscribe.
Q: How can I save property details?
A: Click on the 'Add this plot to your bookmarks' link that shows below every plot listing. Your bookmarked plots and properties will show below your Saved Searches in your profile. You must be registered to use this function.
Q: How does the map work?
A: On every property listed there is a 'View this property on a map' link. Once you have clicked on this the Google map will appear in a pop-up with a marker indicating the exact location of the plot or property. You can zoom in and out or move around on the map using your mouse.
Q: I'm trying to subscribe but I can't enter my details.
A: If you are a new user trying to subscribe but you can't see anywhere to register your details it may be because your browser is storing old information, especially if you're using a shared computer or device. The best way to fix this is to clear your cookies. There are different ways to do this depending on which browser you are using. Follow the links below to find out more:
- How to clear your cookies in FireFox
- How to clear your cookies in IE
- How to clear your cookies in Chrome
- How to clear your cookies in Safari
- How to clear your cookies in Opera
Once you have cleared your cookies, return to Plotfinder.net and try the process again.